Jessop's Tavern and Colonial Restaurant

  • 114 Delaware St.
  • New Castle, DE 19720
  • Tollfree: 302-323-1812
  • Phone: (302) 322-6111

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Meeting Facilities

Serving American, English and Swedish fare in a cozy 1724 pub in the heart of Historic New Castle.Featuring (18 beers on Draft), plus the largest selection of Belgium Beers in Delaware! (200+). We have growlers. Oyster Nite Every Monday Night and Prime Rib Every Friday Night! We would be delighted to host your upcoming party, event or meeting. Our beautiful and intimate dining areas are perfect for any occasion. With Luncheons, Bus Tours, Business Events, Large Scale Tea Parties, Group Dinners, Family Gatherings, Private Parties, Showers and now our first Wedding under our belt, we can definitely customize an event plan to fit your needs!

Dining Amenities
Parking Information
  • Parking Additional Info: Ample street parking across from the tavern in front of the Historic Court House Museum and also a parking lot is located by the city tennis courts and fire house, all within walking distance to Delaware St. and the tavern in Historic Old New Castle.
  • Street parking - free:
Pricing and Payment Information
  • American Express:
  • Cash:
  • Debit card:
  • Dinner: $$$ ($16-$20)
  • Discover card:
  • Lunch: $$ ($11-$15)
  • Master Card:
  • Visa card:
Property Information
  • Bar:
  • Dress code: casual
  • Gift certificates available:
  • Group tour friendly:
  • Handicapped accessible:
  • Hours of operation: Monday 11:30 am – 10:00 pm Tuesday 11:30 am – 10:00 pm Wednesday11:30 am – 10:00 pm Thursday 11:30 am – 10:00 pm Friday 11:30 am – 12:00 am Saturday 11:30 am – 12:00 am Sunday 11:30 am – 9:00 pm
  • Late night menu:
  • Meeting space available:
  • Meeting/Banquet Space Available:
  • Partially handicapped accessible:
  • Private Room:
  • Reservations recommended:
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Description We offer two exceptional dining areas for our guests that emphasizes the true spirit of colonial times. Jessop’s Tavern - A beautiful facility built in 1674 that harbors an English style atmosphere including antique furniture, a beautiful brick fireplace and compatriots dressed in period garb. Jessop’s Tavern takes exceptional care in choosing delicious entrees true to the colonial period and to the taste-buds. Jessop’s Tavern can accommodate up to 65 guests. The Dutch West Indies Dining Room - An intimate area that takes on the appearance of a 17th century Dutch Kitchen. The Centerpiece of this gorgeous facility is the fireplace surrounded by antique tables and chairs that gives this room a homelike quality. This room is perfect for larger tea parties or small gatherings and can accommodate up to 25 guests.
  • Number of Rooms 2
Dutch West Indies Dining Room
  • Banquet Capacity: 25
  • Reception Capacity: 25
Tavern Room
  • Banquet Capacity: 65
  • Reception Capacity: 65